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Windows 7: sims 3 dell inspirion 15r special edition

04 Dec 2012   #1

64, windows 7 ultimate
sims 3 dell inspirion 15r special edition

Hi, I brouight a brand new dell inspirion 15r special edition and downgraded the software to windows 7 from windows 8. and installed most of the sims 3 expansion packs along with some custom content, I was playing the game, building a house and half way through the house, It suddenly crashed, I tried to play it another time but it still froze in the exact same place, i am wondering why my computer crashed after we installed windows 7 and all the expansion packs for the sims

Laptop Specs


  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3210M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3632QM processor (6M Cache, up to 3.2 GHz)

Operating SystemHelp Me Choose

  • Windows 8, English (64bit)
  • Windows 8 Pro, English (64bit)


  • 4GB 1 DIMM (4GB x1) DDR3 1600Mhz
  • 8GB 2 DIMM (4GB x2) DDR3 1600Mhz


  • Mobile Intel® 7 Series Express Chipset (HM77)

Video Card

  • AMD Radeon™ HD 7730M DDR3 2GB


  • 15.6" HD WLED True-Life (1366x768)
  • 15.6" FHD Anti-glare (1920x1080)

Audio and Speakers

  • Waves MaxxAudio 4.0 studio-quality sound suite + Skullcandy Speakers (2x 2W)

Hard Drive

  • Up to 1000GB6 SATA hard drive (5400RPM)

Optical Drive

  • 8x DVD+/-RW (standard)
    Blu-ray Disc™ combo (reads Blu-ray Disc™ & writes to CD/DVD) (optional)


  • 6-cell 48WHr Li-Ion Battery
    90W AC Power Adapter (standard)


  • Native HD 1.0 MP webcam with digital microphone


  • Wi-Fi Bluetooth Options:
    Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 + BT 4.0

    Wired communications
    Integrated ethernet 10/100/1000

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Color, Material & Finish:
    Anodized Aluminum in Stealth Black with precision-etched honeycomb design.

    Standard full size, optional backlit keyboard

    Externally Accessible
    (3) USB 3.0 + (1) USB 3.0 PowerShare
    RJ45 Ethernet
    HDMI™ v1.4a
    Headphone jack
    Microphone jack
    Kensington Security Lock
    AC Power In
    Multi-media Card Reader
    Digital (SD) Memory Card
    Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
    Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) with UHS 50MB/Sec
    Memory Stick (MS)
    Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro)
    Memory Stick XC (MSXC)
    Multi Media Card (MMC)
    Multi Media Card plus (MMC+) Supported in MMC compatibility mode only
    Dimensions & Weight
    Height: 30.3mm - 34.1mm (1.19” – 1.34”)
    Width: 378 mm (14.88”)
    Depth: 252 mm (9.92”)
    Starting weight: 2.766 kg (6.098lbs)

My System SpecsSystem Spec

05 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

I'd go for Windows 8 64-bit if your just a gamer or I'll just go for Windows 8 Pro if you use your laptop for home,business,or school.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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